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OREGON – Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) is partnering with Double Mountain Brewery & Tap Room...


HB 2746 helps remove confusion, reduce waste, in 'Bottle Bill' increase

SALEM – The Oregon Senate passed a bill today to smooth the process and reduce potential waste when the 5-cent bottle deposit rises to 10 cents at stores statewide on April 1.

House Bill 2746 – which passed the on a 23-4 vote on the Senate...


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This month there were continued improvements in cardboard, mixed paper, homogenous plastic grades, and ferrous metals.

Definitely, a good month across many of the commodity grades, and the improvements continue the trend of rising values for comingle materials. 

Of course, there are some discussions that markets...


Nina Goodrich 
Director of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Executive Director of GreenBlue
Keynote Address, Wednesday, June 7th 1:00pm

Nina  is an internationally recognized leader in the packaging industry. Formerly Program Director for PAC NEXT in Toronto, and founder of the consultancy...